Summary: I'ts great when it works, but when it doesnt its very aggrivating.
Pros: Unit is great - WHEN IT WORKS
Cons: I've written a previous review about the unit. since then, the unit has had intermittent video problems. When i turn the unit on, sometimes, more often then not, I am unable to get a video signal out of it unless i get up and physically unplug the unit. This also happens if im listening to a radi...
Summary: I ended up having to keep my old receiver and daisy-chain it to the new Pioneer, so that I wouldn't lose functionality... Not ideal, but it saves me from having to ship the Pioneer back.
Pros: The Pioneer looks really nice and was completely plug and play with my old speakers and sub. The Firmware Upgrade was smooth and the software was smart enough to use the TOS Link when feeding AV over the HDMI link.
Cons: When you bump the front cover, it switches to iPod Mode, because the cover is resting against the buttons. The power cord is totally useless and you WILL need to buy a Computer Power Cord to replace the OEM one it comes with. Really, just keep it in the box, else you risk the chance of bricking y...
Lack of HDMI standby pass-through is a deal breaker...
Daniel S. Lee, Amazon
3 December 2011
Summary: I purchased this receiver after catching a terrific price on Amazon. Unfortunately, I soon discovered that the ability to pass a video and audio signal through an HDMI connection while the receiver is "Off" or on "Standby" is not possible.